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boneless, skinless chicken breasts
sesame oil, divided
FOR THE SAUCE
minced fresh ginger
red pepper flacks (or to taste)
How to Make Orange Chicken
1Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces and set aside.
2In a medium bowl stir together egg, salt, pepper, and 1 T oil. Mix well and set aside.
3In another medium bowl, stir together flour and 1/2 c cornstarch. Set aside.
4Dip the chicken pieces in the egg mixture to coat.
5The dredge them in the flour mixture to coat.
6Heat 2 c. oil in wok until hot.
7Cook the chicken in batches so you don't crowd it. Fry for 3-4 minutes until done and a light golden brown.
8Drain chicken on a plate lined with paper towels.
9Clean wok and heat on high.Add 1 T oil.
10Add ginger and garlic and stir-fry until fragrant .10-20 seconds.
11Add red pepper flakes., onion powder, rice wine. Stir to mix.
12Add soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, orange juice and orange zest. Stir to mix well.
14Add the cooked chicken and stir to mix well.
15Mix together 1 T cornstarch and 1/4 cup water. Stir until completely dissolved. Add to the chicken.
16Heat and simmer until the sauce is thickened, stirring frequently.
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